How did Tupac die? | The Sun

TUPAC Shakur was murdered in a drive-by shooting in 1996.

The rapper, popularly known by his stage name 2Pac, is considered to be one of the greatest artists of his era, selling millions of albums long after his death.

How did Tupac die?

On the night of September 7, 1996, Tupac was gunned down in a drive-by shootingin Las Vegas. as he headed to a gig at Club 662. Tupac was shot four times – in the chest, arm and thigh – and died six days later.

Hours earlier Tupac, 25, and his entourage had watched boxer Mike Tyson fight Bruce Seldon at the MGM Grand casino.

In the lobby afterwards, Tupac and his crew – some of whom were associated with LA gang The Bloods – attacked Orlando "Baby Lane" Anderson after Pac threw the first punch.

Tupac died of his gun shot wounds on Friday, September 13, 1996.

Where was Tupac shot?

Tupac was gunned down in a drive-by shooting in Las Vegas as he headed to a gig at Club 662.

Death Row Records boss Suge Knight was driving the car and 2Pac was a front seat passenger as they led a convoy of cars.

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A shooter in a white Cadillac, which pulled up on the right-hand passenger side of Tupac's BMW at traffic lights, opened fire at 11.15pm.

Tupac's last words to his friend Suge Knight were "you the one they shot in the head – you shot in the head" because he thought the Death Row Records boss had been injured.

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Who shot Tupac?

It was claimed Tupac's killer was gang member Orlando "Baby Lane" Anderson in a Netflix documentary.

In a bombshell confession, the alleged murderer’s uncle Duane Keith Davis – known as Keefe D – said he was in the car which carried out the drive-by shooting in 1996.

In the docuseries Unsolved, The Tupac And Biggie Murders, he explains his nephew went looking for revenge after he was beaten up by the acclaimed rapper and his entourage.

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Describing the killing, he said: "I gave it to Dre and Dre was like 'no, no, no’ and Lane was like – popped the dudes."

However, no arrests have ever made in connection to his killing and Anderson has never admitted to being Tupac's killer.

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